Featured Artist lookup References

Discussion in 'Art' started by i need help, Oct 27, 2018.

  1. i need help

    i need help Moderator Moderator

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  2. daveydempsey

    daveydempsey Moderator Moderator

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  3. i need help

    i need help Moderator Moderator

    Thank you. :)
     
  4. moreotherstuff

    moreotherstuff Izorizent

    Should change the title of the thread so people will know what the pinned sites are about.
     
  5. i need help

    i need help Moderator Moderator

    Thank you! Done. :)
     
  6. Pat P

    Pat P Well-Known Member

    This site shows scans of illustrated books, which is helpful sometimes for identifying bookplates or prints made from them...
    https://www.hathitrust.org/

    Google Books sometimes also displays whole books with illustrations...
    https://books.google.com/

    This Metropolitan Museum site is an interesting art reference...
    http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/?utm_...update&utm_content=20160302&utm_campaign=toah

    The New York Public Library has a huge database of scanned visual material including prints, photographs, maps, etc. You can use it to research both artists and publishers...
    https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/

    American artists are listed on this site...
    https://americanart.si.edu/art/artists

    This site has signatures of some artists...
    http://signetart.com/artist-signature-library/
     
    Last edited: Oct 28, 2018
  7. Pat P

    Pat P Well-Known Member

    I realize I posted sites that give you more than just info on artists, but also on art work. Should I have posted them in a new thread, or should we perhaps change the title of this thread to something like "Art and Artists Lookup Reference"?
     
    Last edited: Oct 28, 2018
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  8. i need help

    i need help Moderator Moderator

    The time is expired for me to Edit Title.
     
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  9. Pat P

    Pat P Well-Known Member

    Maybe a moderator can still edit it?
     
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  10. jsnggltt

    jsnggltt Well-Known Member

  11. i need help

    i need help Moderator Moderator

    @daveydempsey or @Bookahtoo, if it’s not too involved, could you please change the Title to: Art and Artists Lookup Reference. ? Thank you, :)
    Whatever you think best!
     
    Last edited: Oct 29, 2018
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  12. komokwa

    komokwa The Truth is out there...!

    don't ya think that title may get way too broad..?
    I say, leave the title...& if there's extra info posted here.....so be it !!
     
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  13. i need help

    i need help Moderator Moderator

    Ok left it up to mods to decide. :)
     
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  14. benbenny007

    benbenny007 I buy rubbish, and sell antiques

    This website helped me a lot without multi-browsing dozens of websites. Its good for valuations of paintings and much more.

    Www.YouValYou.com shows pictures and past auction results for well listed artists.

    It works exactly like www.artnet.com or artprice.com but this one is for FREE!
     
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  16. kdj

    kdj Member

    Christies shows how a signature can be hidden – yet there if you know how to find it…
    https://www.christies.com/features/7-things-to-know-about-artist-signatures-8365-1.aspx

    http://www.artistssignatures.com/artistsbyname.php?page=0

    This is a reverse image search on Google. I don’t know anything about this and use on a computer but a lady at work used the one on her phone to find a match for a piece of jewelry and it searched and found several matches! https://ccm.net/faq/42141-reverse-image-search-with-google AND
    This link is a HOW to on your computer! https://www.educatorstechnology.com/2014/11/5-ways-to-use-google-reverse-image.html
     
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  17. samuelcaulfield1

    samuelcaulfield1 Well-Known Member

    LiveAuctioneers.com is very useful too, and free..
     
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  18. Jeanny

    Jeanny Member

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  19. Robert Walker

    Robert Walker Love to learn...

    Hi All, some new websites for me to try, thank you. When it comes to 'reverse imaging' to search for an image or artist, Google is an option. But many experience the same tool by Bing to be better. Often mentioned -and also in my experience- the best site to 'reverse image' is Yandex. (it's Russian.) There are a couple of free 'apps' were you can use an image and without effort, go from one of the three search engines above, on to the next. (For instance 'Imagesearch') I find this way of searching for an artist quite useful. And more than once, I have found an artist not on the basis of the initial search, but through 'suggestions' by the search engines.
     
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  20. Malcolm

    Malcolm Active Member

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